The term "orthodox" black metal used here denotes not the original early Norwegian black metal scene, which spawned bands like Mayhem, Darkthrone and Burzum, but rather points to the living and evolving movement of imitation or gimmick bands lacking any musical ideas of value, spearheaded by shit bands like Watain, Deathspell Omega, Dark Funeral, Archgoat, … Continue reading The Problem with “Orthodox Black Metal”
Shout out to Best Black Metal who likes to talk about "faggots" and "homos" a lot. Wonder why. This post is partially inspired by his rantings. What do Jonathan Davis (Korn), Corey Taylor (Slipknot), Erik Danielsson (Watain), Adam Michał Darski (Behemoth), and Richard Lederer (Summoning) have in common? Answering the question "talentless nu-metal vocalists" would not … Continue reading Closet Homosexuality in Black Metal
Is Nargaroth a National Socialist Black Metal band? Well, the better question would be, wtf is Nargaroth supposed to be... Called posers by some, musical geniuses by others, no one knows (and few really care) how to classify Kanwulf's band. But nature abhors the void, and some took to the Internet to fill in the … Continue reading Is Nargaroth NSBM?